Albio SIRES, Congress, NJ (1951)


SIRES, Albio, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Bejucal, Cuba, January 26, 1951; graduated from Memorial High School, West New York, N.J.; B.A., St. Peter’s College, Jersey City, N.J., 1974; M.A., Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt., 1985; businessman; teacher; unsuccessful candidate for the One Hundredth Congress in 1986; mayor, West New York, N.J., 1995- 2007; New Jersey state assembly, 2000-2006; speaker, New Jersey state assembly, 2002-2006; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Ninth Congress, by special election to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Robert Menendez, and reelected to the three succeeding Congresses (November 7, 2006-present).

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present